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Medical News Today: Resistance to hearing loss treatment can lead to depression

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 00:00
A study has identified that many people are running the risk of depression and anxiety by staying silent about hearing difficulties.

Medical News Today: More than 8 out of 10 adults admit to sexting, study finds

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 23:00
A study investigating the prevalence of sexual text messaging among adults reveals that the practice is commonplace within committed relationships.

Medical News Today: Nicotine-eating bacteria show promise as new anti-smoking therapy

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 00:00
Scientists working on a bacterial enzyme that seeks out and destroys nicotine before it reaches the brain say it shows promise as a drug to help people quit smoking.

Medical News Today: How a crime scene compound could help combat malaria

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 23:00
Researchers reveal a compound used at crime scenes to identify blood traces - called luminol - may also be effective for killing the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.